nForce4 Intel Edition is NVIDIA's attempt to conquer the high-end Intel platform market. Although this one has always been dominated by Intel chipsets, the foundation is quite good, since NVIDIA comes with the integrated Ethernet firewall called ActiveArmor, an elaborated storage subsystem based on four SATA II ports and with RAID 5 support. Performance-wise, the DDR2 memory controller of nForce4 IE manages to outperform Intel's chipset in many disciplines.
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- Performance Rules. But What About Efficiency?
- Energy Costs Billing The End User
- Platform Discussion
- Components Used
- CPU: AMD Athlon 64 4000+ Vs. Intel Pentium 4 660
- AMD Platforms
- NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra (PCI Express)
- SiS 755FX (AGP)
- VIA K8T800 Pro (AGP)
- VIA K8T890 (PCI Express)
- Intel Platforms
- Intel 925XE (PCI Express)
- Intel 955X (PCI Express)
- NVIDIA nForce4 Intel Edition (PCI Express)
- SiS 656FX
- Test Results